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Aten Converter, HDMI/VGA to HDMI, 2 Port - VC1280

R 3,499.00 Ex VAT

• Supports Auto Switch – the VC1280 automatically switches to a newly plugged-in source

• Easily switches sources among 3 modes (HDMI/VGA/AUTO) via a pushbutton

• HDMI 1.4 (3D, Deep Colour, 4K); HDCP 1.4 compatible

• RS-232 Channel Transmission – allows you to connect to serial terminals or serial devices for firmware upgrade

The ATEN VC1280 is a user-friendly device that simply connects HDMI and VGA sources to one HDMI display or projector. Apart from being compliant with HDCP 1.4, the VC1280 also supports HDMI 1.4 including 3D, Deep Colour and 4K (3840 X 2160@30 Hz). In addition, the VC1280 features built-in VGA conversion, which allows you to transmit VGA signals to HDMI output without using extra adapters or scalers.

The VC1280 offers 3 source switching modes – HDMI, VGA, and AUTO, it allows you to switch rapidly and intuitively via a pushbutton for real-time use. When the VC1280 operates on the AUTO input mode, it transmits the first detected input to the HDMI display, and automatically switches to a newly plugged-in source when it detects the signals.

Without any software or driver installation required, the VC1280 is a handy and easy-to-use multi-input A/V switch. It is ideal for user that needs automatic and quick switching to adopt. With the VC1280, you can effortlessly accelerate instant collaboration and work efficiency with co-workers.




3 x LED (Front - Source Switching: AUTO / HDMI / VGA)
Colour: Orange
3 x LED (Top - HDMI / VGA / POWER)
Colour: HDMI – Orange / VGA – Orange / Power - Green

Video Input


1 x HDMI (Type A Female, Black)
1 x VGA (HDB-15 VGA Female, Blue)


HDMI: 100 Ω
VGA: 75 Ω

Max. Distance

1.8 m - VGA (1920 x 1200)
3m - HDMI (3840 x 2160@30Hz)


Max. Data Rate

10.2Gbps (3.4Gbps per lane)

Max. Pixel Clock

340 MHz


HDMI 1.4 (3D, Deep Colour, 4K)
HDCP 1.4 Compatible
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)

Max. Resolutions / Distance

Video Input
3m - HDMI (3840 x 2160 @30Hz)
1.8m - VGA (1920 x 1200)
Video Output
15m - HDMI (3840 x 2160 @30Hz)



1 x HDMI (Type A Female, Black)
1 x 3.5mm Stereo audio Jack Female (Green)



FW upgrade & control:
Connector: 1 x Terminal Block, 3 pole
Baud Rate: 19200, Data Bits: 8,
Stop Bits: 1, no parity and flow control


Video Input Port Selection

Source switching: HDMI / VGA / AUTO
1 x Push Button



1 x DC Jack (with locking, black)

Power Consumption



Operating Temperature

0 - 40°C

Storage Temperature

-20 - 60°C


0 - 80% RH, Non-Condensing

Physical Properties




0.43 kg ( 0.95 lb )

Dimensions (L x W x H) with bracket

14.32 x 12.30 x 3.00 cm
(5.64 x 4.84 x 1.18 in.)

Dimensions (L x W x H) without bracket

13.60 x 10.10 x 2.90 cm
(5.35 x 3.98 x 1.14 in.)

VC1280 Datasheet PDF

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